Global ice hockey girls play in Sheffield

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A Great Britain Girls’ development squad (aged 13-18) will take part in a unique International Ice Hockey Federation and Hockey Canada venture this weekend.

The ‘Global Girls’ Game’ will see players from all around the world take part in competitive matches

It will start in Wellington, New Zealand and end in Calgary, Canada. There will also be games in Melbourne, Seoul, Tokyo, Astana, Dubai and Ankara, as well as numerous countries in Europe. GB will play in iceSheffield with a 4pm face-off this Sunday; entry is free.

The game, which will see two GB young sides go head-to-head, will consist of two 20-minute periods. IHUK general secretary, Andy French, said: “Everyone is excited to be involved in a worldwide venture. It is an amazing way to link up the women’s game across the world. And, from our point of view, we get to showcase some of our best young talent in the women’s game today. I urge anyone who can to get down to iceSheffield on Sunday for something unique.”

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